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  1. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Woman who clashed with TSA likely to appeal case that shields screeners

    Woman who clashed with TSA likely to appeal case that shields screeners It’s been nearly 12 years since Nadine Pellegrino clashed with Transportation Security Administration officers at an airport checkpoint in Philadelphia, and she’s still...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 10:08 AM
  2. City Extra posted a new thread.

    The History of Amsterdam as Told by 700,000 Pieces of Garbage

    The History of Amsterdam as Told by 700,000 Pieces of Garbage Dozens of 14th-century daggers likely suggest the bridge’s function as a control post—a TSA checkpoint of its time. Hundreds of “throwing bones,” found mostly on the harbor side,...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 10:08 AM
  3. City Extra posted a new thread.

    It's kind of like infrastructure déjà vu

    It's kind of like infrastructure déjà vu Learn more at PlanetM.com ** SO HAPPY TOGETHER: In an exclusive, TSA chief David Pekoske told your MT host that the agency’s efforts to combine its PreCheck program with CBP’s Global Entry were moving ......

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 9:36 AM
  4. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Biometrics stocks this week: biometric ticketing, the cards race, FPC Q2, big IWSY deals

    Biometrics stocks this week: biometric ticketing, the cards race, FPC Q2, big IWSY deals CLEAR was launched by publisher Steve Brill as a response to 9/11. Backed by GE, Lockheed and Lehman Brothers, the company began to work with the...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM
  5. City Extra posted a new thread.

    American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

    American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is working with American Airlines to trial a new baggage scanner at the Terminal 8 security checkpoint at New York JFK airport. The new computed...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM
  6. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Flying with diabetes: What you need to know

    Flying with diabetes: What you need to know This kind of uncertainty plagues almost everyone traveling with diabetes: Will the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) allow me through the screening area? Did I remember to pack my insulin? ......

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM
  7. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Denver airport's massive transformation: New gates, smoother security

    Denver airport's massive transformation: New gates, smoother security Simultaneously, the airport is adding 39 new gates. “When the airport opened in 1995, the TSA didn’t exist and passenger expectations of an airport were vastly different,”...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM
  8. City Extra posted a new thread.

    TSA screeners may ask you to remove snacks from your carry-on bag. So be ready

    TSA screeners may ask you to remove snacks from your carry-on bag. So be ready TSA screening requires travelers to remove their laptops and other electronic equipment as well as shoes, jackets and belts during airport screening. But food snacks...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM
  9. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Crowdfunders Carry Plevo Smart Luggage Presales Past $200,000, Quadrupling Campaign Goal on...

    Crowdfunders Carry Plevo Smart Luggage Presales Past $200,000, Quadrupling Campaign Goal on Kickstarter meeting airline carry-on specifications All Plevo models comply with TSA, DOT, FAA and IATA (International Air Transport Association)...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 7:52 AM
  10. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Staffers on What They Wish They Had Done as Interns

    Staffers on What They Wish They Had Done as Interns made more of an effort to actually understand House procedure & rules.” “... Uber, google maps, apple pay, bikeshare, Netflix, twitter, Spotify, TSA pre-check, brunch, the phrase ‘woke,’ as well...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 7:52 AM
  11. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Woman who clashed with TSA likely to appeal case that shields screeners

    Woman who clashed with TSA likely to appeal case that shields screeners It’s been nearly 12 years since Nadine Pellegrino clashed with Transportation Security Administration officers at an airport checkpoint in Philadelphia, and she’s still...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 7:14 AM
  12. City Extra posted a new thread.

    TSA-approved ways to shorten the airport screening line

    TSA-approved ways to shorten the airport screening line The summer air travel season is shaping up to be the busiest ever, which could mean lengthy lines at U.S. airport security checkpoints. But you can use the faster lanes if you belong to an...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 7:14 AM
  13. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Travelers should be able to sue abusive airport screeners

    Travelers should be able to sue abusive airport screeners But according to a federal appeals court, if an FBI agent violates your rights you can file a lawsuit. If you’re manhandled by a TSA employee you’re out of luck. By a 2-1 vote, the U.S. 3rd...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 7:14 AM
  14. City Extra posted a new thread.

    American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

    American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is working with American Airlines to trial a new baggage scanner at the Terminal 8 security checkpoint at New York JFK airport. The new computed...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 7:14 AM
  15. City Extra posted a new thread.

    Staffers on What They Wish They Had Done as Interns

    Staffers on What They Wish They Had Done as Interns made more of an effort to actually understand House procedure & rules.” “... Uber, google maps, apple pay, bikeshare, Netflix, twitter, Spotify, TSA pre-check, brunch, the phrase ‘woke,’ as well...

    Forum: TSA News Feed

    Jul 20, 2018 at 6:44 AM
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